How To Make A Pillow Out Of A Shirt. Decide what size pillow you’ll make and add 1 inch…so i’ll be cutting mine at 19″ for seam allowances. Lay your flannel shirt on the work surface with the front facing upward.
Once your three seams are closed, unbutton the shirt and turn it right side out. Trim the corners to reduce bulk. Start from the center buttons and measure out half the size you’ll be cutting.
How To Make A Pillow Out Of A Shirt.
I cut two separate pieces for the back of the pillow. Be sure to pin the button placket, keeping the layers aligned. Pin all around using your straight pins.
Decide What Size Pillow You’ll Make And Add 1 Inch…So I’ll Be Cutting Mine At 19″ For Seam Allowances.
Once your three seams are closed, unbutton the shirt and turn it right side out. Leave an opening at the bottom (big enough for your hand to fit through) for turning. Stuff pillow and tie off.
Lay Your Flannel Shirt On The Work Surface With The Front Facing Upward.
Back stitch over the button plackets at the top and bottom for reinforcement. Quilting & sewing with nicole. Trace around any images on the shirt so you don’t accidentally cut through them.
Button The Shirt Back Up And Enjoy The Finished Product!
Next, i followed these steps in assembling the pillow cover. Take the pillow, and place it inside the shirt, up through the bottom. Fold and cut small square.
Pin Into Place And Sew.
Make sure the shirt is stuffed full, but not so much that the fabric is stretching. This is a step by step to show you how you can get creative with pillowcases. Cut the arms off the shirt with the scissors.